Ellie, an 11-year-old girl, is having difficulty finding her passion, especially after her only friend Brianna started distancing herself. But things change when Ellie’s mother brings home Melvin, a quirky and grumpy 13-year-old boy. This novel by Jennifer L. Holm provides a relatable read for many children.
Genre: scifi, fantasy, science
Themes: Coming of age, friendships, diverse families, science vs arts
Age: 8-9 years old
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